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A shallow bowl-shaped mouthpiece is consistent among the conical natural trumpets called narsĩngā in Nepal. However, the degree of curvature and length changes from region to region. In West Nepal, they are shorter and have less of a curve, are used with the karnāl, and occasionally with massed damāhā. In eastern Nepal, the Gorkha musicans have a very sophisticated playing technique that employs circular breathing and a type of flutter tonguing. Collected in Kalikot, Karnāl District, Nepal.

Narsĩngā, Copper, Nepalese

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